View the Summary Report for complete details on our Nordic Bioeconomy Trade Mission.
When: May 23 to May 28, 2016
Where: Stockholm, Sweden + Helsinki, Finland and area
Canada Bioeconomy Seminar
Prior to the start of IWB Week, the Embassy of Canada to Sweden hosted a seminar and networking reception for Canadians in Stockholm to educate and meet with Nordic bioeconomy leaders. Held at the Canadian Embassy in Stockholm, this event focused on communicating investments and trade oppprtunities in Canada's bioeconomy.
International Wood Biorefining Week is the leading international event for the wood-based biorefining industries. The three events included in IWB Week are International Pulp & Paper Week, World Bioenergy, and the Bioeconomy Innovation Forum. These events were held in the same hall from May 24-26, 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden.
International Pulp & Paper Week has a clear focus on the pulp and paper industry. The last event in May 2011 gathered 650 exhibiting companies and nearly 10,000 visitors from 56 different countries.
World Bioenergy has a strong focus concentrating on wood-based bioenergy, including fuel production, logistics, processing and energy extraction from biomass.
Bioeconomy Innovation Forum was a new event for innovative products for the forest industry. The focus is on nanocellulose, bioplastics and composites, textile fibres, carbon fibres from lignin, consumer packaging, biochemicals and wooden structures.
For details visit www.iwbweek.com
Finland Bioenergy Mission
Following the International Wood Biorefining (IWB) Week in Stockholm, a Canadian bioenergy mission to Finland took place on May 27-28, 2016. This involved a ½ day seminar with bioenergy and biorefining experts, company visits and value chain outreach in southern Finland. This program was organized by the Embassy of Canada to Finland.View the Finland program
Centre for Research and Innovation in the
Scott Wiebe, Executive Director
Government of Ontario
Todd Eastman, Trade and Investment Specialist
Bioproducts Sector - Trade, Investment and Marketing Unit (TIM)
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM)
Presentation: Biomass Development Opportunities in Ontario
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Presentation: Canada’s Sustainable Forest Management Practices
National Research Council Canada
Jonathan Martin, Program Leader - Bioenergy Systems for Viable Stationary Application
Presentation: R&D Support for Near-Term Bioenergy Opportunities in Canada
Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service
Anne-Hélène Mathey, Senior Economist - National Capital Region
Jean-François Levasseur, Program Leader – Investments in Forest Industry Transformation
Presentation: Canada’s Biomass Opportunity
For further details please contact us.